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Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm CDT
>>mayor rahm emanuel wants an audit of the company that runs chicago's parking meters. a deal he inherited from the daley adminstration. wgn's judy wang reports. >>a public hearing on the new city budget will be held tonight on the northwest side. it's the first of three hearings being hosted by the city council's progressive caucus. the hearings are intended to encourage chicagoans to offer their own ideas, suggestions and concerns regarding mayor rahm emanuel's proposed budget for next year. tonight's hearing gets under way at 6 p-m at the copernicus center, at 5216 west lawrence. the city council's progressive caucus will host two more budget hearings next week on the south and west sides. >> your authority to order an audit of the city has always existed in the contract and it has never been exercised. i told our financial people that we're going to exercise that authority. it is a bad deal for the city of chicago. parking rates have soared. a continue to fight a $14 million bill from the company. the city took meter spaces out of service. the mayor also disputes the $35 million bill.
Oct 17, 2012 2:30pm PDT
to the folks in the street, nancy pelosi got in his face and told him off and told rahm emanuel off and said, "i am not giving up all the i have done, making all of the sacrifices -- we are not going to give in on this legislation." "we are going to push this thing through." so nancy pelosi had a lot to do with pushing the president. he would not have been in trouble in the first place, and it would not have been so watered down. >> there is a great story in my book about how some activists were meeting with roosevelt during the depression, and they were trying to have some legislation passed, and he said, "i agree with everything you just said. now, go out and make me do it." i wish obama had learned that lesson. some of the high-profile people told the progressive activists to basically slowdown -- slow down. it took about one year into the obama administration before they did it up again. that is when the health-care debate got a second wind, and i think that is one of the lessons of this book. everyone to martin luther king to the current situation, you need people on the outside to keep
Oct 28, 2012 8:30am PDT
the latest from republican senator john mccain, and obama supporter mayor rahm emanuel of chicago. plus analysis from ruth marcus of the "washington post." mark leibovich of the "new york times magazine." bob shrum of the the "daily beast." john fund of the "national review." and cbs news political director, john dickerson. here comes the storm because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning again. welcome to "face the nation." and if there were not enough political and weather news, add this-- an earthquake that measures a magnitude of 7.7 has taken place off the coast of western canada. no injuries or damage reported so far there. so we're going to start with the big storm up the east coast of the united states, hurricane sandy. for that, we go to chief meteorologist david bernard from our miami, florida, station wfor. dave, tell us what you know. >> reporter: all right, good morning, bob. all right the weather is starting to affect the mid-atlantic states and the outer ban
Oct 20, 2012 9:00am EDT
the whole world is listening. keep this under wraps because for whatever his reasons are. rahm emanuel is not on the phone for is that. he is sending his brother to a guy he thinks is going to give him money for the pick. >> what is he doing there? okay. thanks, everybody. thanks for having us. we are around to sign books for answer more questions if you want. >> thanks to booktv too. [applause] >> booktv is on facebook. like us to interact with a booktv guests and viewers and get up-to-date information on events. >> michael grunwald prevents his thoughts on the hundred dollars stimulus bill, the american recovery and reinvestment act, financial law by president obama and submit -- february 17th, 2009. this is about 50 minutes. [applause] >> thanks, all of you for braving the rain. i am thrilled to start by tour in new york. my wonderful parents are here. the only new yorkers who go to florida to visit their grandchildren. there are a lot of facts and figures and fun characters and colorful stories in this book. i knew it was going to be controversial. it is a revi
Oct 6, 2012 11:00am EDT
and it wasn't pretty. rahm emanuel is in the middle of it so it wasn't suitable for younger years either. it is a case study in obama to the dissolution addicts of the left, it proved obama was just like every other politician. more interested in cutting deals and chasing dreams, desperate to compromise with republicans who are only interested in surrender. to the fever swamps on the right, it revealed obama as a euro socialist radical, a thuggish centavos style partisan and would-be wind who is deferring to his leftist congressional overlords. in reality the stimulus was early evidence obama was pretty much what he said he was, a data oriented left of center technocrat who is above all a pragmatist, comfortable with compromise, unwilling to sacrifice the good in pursuit of the ideal. despite his floury talky and stands bills the don't ask congress does produce change. the stimulus is producing change. not producing perfection. is making things better. better is better than worse. before the stimulus less than 20% of doctors use electronic medical record. by 2015 just about all americans
Oct 14, 2012 7:30pm EDT
works. the head of ibm made this point to rahm emanuel when rahm was chief of staff in the white house. you have a ceo, the president, but you don't have a coo, a chief operating officer. one person whose job is to get things done. >> it's what bill daly left, i think. >> he did not have the authority as chief of staff. >> do you think it's an ideology the president has, look, business is bad, this is the way we need to run the country? why? there are smart people around. >> he won't listen to anyone. he doesn't absorb or come up with a plan to execute it. it's all kind of a seat of the pants operation. let's do this, let's do that. there's no long range plan. as you know in business or any large institution you need a long range plan that faces the real problems you have. we are at a very difficult time in our political and economic history. >> no doubt about it as you write so eloquently. so great to have you on the program. thank you so much. the price of politics. >>> up next on the wall street journal report, what matt damon is doing on fill ant pi. the power of a changing world t
Oct 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >> the president did call kanye a jack-a so he's capable through association with rahm emanuel to mix it up in colorful language. i'm guilty of it myself. >> he's equal opportunity in his colorful remarks. >> thank you very much. i love that we have to say bull bleeper. we need a late night show so we can say the word. it's a pleasure to see you. thank you very much. up next, we go live to chicago. the president's next stop. i'll talk with jim warren about what he's hearing regarding the ground game for the president. what they're saying at the obama headquarters. we're a fly on the wall. we're keeping an eye on hurricane sandy pounding cuba all morning and could threaten the east coast in a few days. this is a big story. today's "news nation" gut check, colin powell has endorsed president obama. does that matter to you? we'll play what mr. powell said and tell you how to weigh in. join our conversation on twitter. you can find us at @tamronhall or my team at @newsnation. what if there was a new way to deal with money that focused less on fees and more... on what matters? maybe your bank ac
Oct 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
coddy act to. rahm emanuel went to florida to campaign for the president. >> it's not like a lot of gray area here. both president obama and governor romney have different visions of what it takes to move this economy forward. >> about a dozen people were lucky now if to ask the president and governor romney questions at the town hall debate this week, but were they happy with the answers they got. i'll ask one of them next. who's mom? i'm the giants mascot. the giants don't have a mascot! ohhh! eat up! new jammin jerk chicken soup has tasty pieces of chicken with rice and beans. hmmm. for giant hunger! thanks mom! see ya! whoaa...oops! mom? i'm ok. grandma? hi sweetie! she operates the head. [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. actually... that way i could split my payments up into little bite-size chunks. i mean you feel me right? yeah. uh, sir... ah... [ male announcer ] shop now. and put it on layaway so you have more time to pay. walmart. but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i
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Oct 23, 2012 12:00am EDT
you leave. it can be passed on to your children. >> rahm emanuel said he ill not get people or businesses to move peer. what the government -- governor says of the competiveness we will see pensioliabilities john: thankou governor herbert. steve malanga. steve malanga. i will [laughing] [message beep] [tires screeching] john: we are back with your question and then the comments co-authors of the book "shadowbosses" elizabeth factor. mallory factor. and teen nine from the illinois policy institute. now from facebook : >> the answer is yes of violation of first amendment rights. we all believe in them. but we do have the right to to speak with only one goup has the right to be listened to witches' government employees union. nobody else has the right to speak. when they negotie a contract they cannot walk away from the tae. the politicians have to listen to them. it is part of a loss. >> the cycle of money from the union to the campaign and back what is the most effective play to break the cycle so we don't have "shadowbosses"? >> choice. in places where you're not allowed to
Oct 22, 2012 12:35am EDT
. chicago mayor and former white house chief of staff, rahm emanuel. marco rubio of florida. >>> plus insight and analysis from our powerroundtable. matthew dowd, ralph reed, van jones, debber wasserman schultz. >>> and we say farewell to governor mcgovern. >>> hello again. early this morning, we learned that george mcgovern, the first senator to oppose the vietnam war, has passed away at the age of 90. we'll remember him later in the show. >>> but we begin with the race to the white house. more signs this mor romney's first debate bounce still has staying power. let's begin with mayor rahm emanuel. you're in florida this morning. polls show mitt romney ahead. i want to show you this politics electoral map, mitt romney has gone ahead for the first time right now. are you worried that this race is slipping away? >> no, i think that it's a very tight race, a competitive race, in the sense that it's coming down to a few states and a few votes and it's a clear choice between the candidates. one candidates who wampbts to take us back to the policies that led us to the near-collapse of the
Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
in the show. we're going to talk to chicago mayor rahm emanuel. rahm has a new wellness competition. we're going to hear how the two cities are teaming up with the american beverage foundation to see which town can get healthier. this morning the moderator of the first presidential debate jim lehrer will be here on set. >> it's all his fault. >> romney adviser dan senor will be here to give us a preview of the candidate's foreign policy address today. and famed novelist salman rushdie will join us. >>> up next, the top stories in the "politico playbook." first, bill karins, the potted plant. >> i love you, bill. i love you. >> mika's a little angry today. >> i had to get up early. >> she's really upset. that's a nice catch. mika's upset. you know what i'm going to say? jobs numbers! you're right. >> i am. >> i know you are. >> i know you want to say it in a way that you think i'm not -- >> mika's right. >> i have charts. would you like them? good. >> let me grab this by the reins here. let me take you out the door on this columbus day. good morning, everyone. we are watching clearing sk
Oct 21, 2012 8:00am PDT
headliners. chicago mayor and former white house chief of staff, rahm emanuel. and top romney ally, senator marco rubio of florida. >>> plus, insight and analysis from our powerhouse roundtable. with matthew dowd, ralph reed, van jones, debbie wasserman schultz and greta van susteren of fox news. >>> and we say farewell to governor mcgovern. >>> hello again. early this morning, we learned that george mcgovern, the first senator to oppose the vietnam war, democratic nominee for president in 1972, has passed away at the age of 90. we'll remember him later in the show. >>> but we begin with the race to the white house. just 16 days to go and more signs this morning that romney's first debate bounce has staying power. let's get the headliners. mayor rahm emanuel. you're down in florida this morning. polls now show mitt romney ahead. even the race in ohio has tightened dramatically. i want to show you this politics electoral map, mitt romney has gone ahead for the first time right now. are you worried that this race is slipping away? >> no, i think that it's a very tight race, it's a competitive
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
talking about the chicago teacher union settlement with rahm emanuel, and all of the political theater that and all of the political heater that attended, and as a to you at that time, it is all about, all about the pensions and the pensions pay for them. and the governor is now quoting the idea of a federal bailout of illinois mentioned that. can you believe this stuff? and mean, a little -- just all little decency here, folks. announcing the state's fiscal 2012 budget last year governor quinn said he would seek a federal guarantee of its unfunded liabilities. sounds harmless enough, but ask about it back then. the governor claimed to bailout language was a precaution. now he calls it a drafting error. others try to call it a trial balloon. how big is the illinois problem? it has $8 billion in current outstanding debt. 8 billion. you say, okay. 8 billion. we live in a land of $16 trillion debt. the stuff some much. taxpayers are on the hook for more than $200 billion. it's starting to add up, is in this? illinois has a couple of problems. unfunded pension liability. we will call them
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Oct 23, 2012 7:00pm EDT
will carry north carolina. lou: rahm emanuel agreed telling tampa bay times in romney is likely to win north carolina. averages up 5.5 points. former president carter blasting president obama for maiming to make progress on middle east peace. he called out the president "the u.s. government policies has been rapid withdrawal from any controversy prepare president has been a powerful factor to advocate the two state solution that is now not apparent. now on top of everything else of fellow democrat biting at his ankles. don't call first-year students at the university of north carolina freshman. unc is dropping it to more gender inclusive language. the same school that until recently considering in-state tuition for illegal immigrants under considerable criticism for denying in-state tuition to the iraq veteran and owns a home in north carolina and only move away briefly her husband was stationed in texas. they have reconsidered illegal immigration but not her status. up next obama's declares military sequestration will not have been. it seems fragile based on the advisers response. things ar
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Oct 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
shift in the polls? former white house chief of staff mayor rahm emanuel say they knew this would be the case. >> it is a very tight race. it's a competitive race. we always knew it would be in this place in the sense that it is coming down to a few states and a few votes. one candidate wants to take us back to the policies that led to the economic near collapse of the great recession who turned his back on the auto industry and a president who believes by investing in american people investing in the middle class that that is the best way to grow the economy. everybody always knew this was a tight race and it was going to come down to a few states. i think that that is where we are today and that's why every vote counts in these key battle ground states. >>> for all of the debate coverage keep it here on fox. programming starts at 8:55 p. mchl with megyn kel leap and bret baier. >>> it is time now for your top 5@5:00. a major ter flort dubbed 9-11 ii spoiled in jordan. the man reportedly planned to bomb shopping centers and hotels then attack embassies targeting western diplomats
Oct 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
rahm emanuel and senator marco rubio from florida, tackling it all on "this week." >>> and president obama also faced some serious questions last night about his administration's response to that deadly attack in benghazi. the one that cost four americans their lives. tonight, we have learned that ambassador chris stevens, who was killed in the attack, repeatedly voiced concern about security in libya, including, we are told, on the day he died. abc's jake tapper has the details. >> reporter: they're the questions the president cannot escape. why do we still not know what went wrong in benghazi? and why was the administration's response so confusing? last night, comedian jon stewart took his turn. >> i would say even you would admit, it was not the optimal response, at least to the american people, as far as all of us being on the same page. >> well, here's what i'll say. >> yeah. >> if four americans get killed, it's not optimal. >> right. >> and we're going to fix it. and -- >> all of it. >> all of it. >> reporter: that remains a work in progress. the president has vowed to bring t
Oct 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
two weeks. >> george has a big show this morning, chicago mayor rahm emanuel and florida senator marco rubio, also reminder, join george and diane sawyer for full coverage of the final presidential debate tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern. >>> the morning's other top stories. abc's linsey davis is here. >> good morning, everyone. >>> topping the news this morning -- the fbi is hunting for a person who called in a bomb threat for a plane scheduled to leave l.a. xachlt. it was taken to an isolated part of the airport and searched. nothing was found. >>> that deadly meningitis outbreak has climbed once again, two more died, bringing the total number of deaths to 23. 284 illnesses in 16 states. >>> tensions and security are high in lebanon today for the funeral of the nation's assassinated intelligence chief. friday's car bombing that also killed seven other people is being linked to the violence in syria. >>> and to the uk now, hundreds of people protesting government's spending cuts. the people broke away from a peaceful group. several people were arrested. >>> and finally, one college foot
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. if you look at what happened a couple weeks ago in chicago. you have a democratic mayor, rahm emanuel, who is facing a $300 million deficit in the city, who is looking at 80% of the children in the city not operating on grade level in reading or mathematics. where they had the shortest school day and school year of anywhere in the country, and he's finally, uplike many democratic politicians, said enough is enough. i'm not going to give you these raises without-- what the union wanted was lifetime job security and absolutely no accountability. so he said we can't-- we can't continue on that track. and i think for him as a democratic to come out and say that shows that democrats and republicans are now saying there's a new day. and we have to move in a different direction in education. >> schieffer: let's take a quick break and we'll come back and continue this. >> schieffer: back now with our panel. bob woodward just told us during the break about something president obama said to him. what was that? >> a couple of months ago he said as we're walking out of the oval office, a long int
Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. for a body in motion. >>chicago aldermen are taking up mayor rahm emanuel's 2013 spending plan for the city. hearings got under way this morning in the city council budget committee. wgn's tonya francisco is live at city hall with the story. tonya? >> the committee hearings are continuing throughout the day. there'll be several hearings before it is all said and done. today's focus was on the overall budget. he called the protest budget he has seen in years. >> budget director was in the hot seat today. explaining how the administration feels the can close the budget hole without raising taxes, funds, fees. parking meter rates will go up. budget committee vice-chairman says he is not too concerned about the administration depending heavily on the economy improving. >> we saw revenue growth of nearly $45 million we did not expect have. there'll be a public hearing on october 31st. the full council november 15th. crews may have doug to deep into the bridge over 65. a class action lawsuit is being filed today on behalf of victims who say they were tortured by former chicago police commande
Oct 20, 2012 9:00pm CDT
is expected to win reelection if he decides to stay in the race. >> before he became the chicago mayor... rahm emanuel was president obama's chief of staff. and today... emanuel was in the tampa area in florida... which is a *very* crucial state in the presidential election because of its 29-electoral votes. >> with president obama and mitt romney staying indoors preparing both will, and gov. romney had different opinions. oh, a clear vision about the middle-class and the role they will play in building the economy. romney tax cuts for the wealthiest cutting regulations and hoping everything gets better. that failed in the first decade but listen to the worst financial economic collapse that come tree experiences the great depression. for their final debate come their running mates onto the campaign trail... to speak before to voters and fire- up the rank and file. reporter cristina mutchler has more. >> several hundred pro-life the elections are just from a corner and it can deter wasting no time. they prepare to go head-to-head vice presidential candidates take to the trail. we're not goin
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm CDT
said he believed obrycka was just speculating. mayor rahm emanuel was asked if he thought there was a code of silence within the chicago police department. if not asked whether they did or didn't. i think it is time to get to the bottom and put these issues behind us. he denied plotting with anyone to cover up the attack. baseball hall of famer and former white sox catcher carlton fisk is due in will county court next month on drunk driving charges. new lenox police say they found fisk passed out in a pickup truck monday night. the truck was in the middle of a cornfield, and it was still running. police say fisk declined a blood-alcohol test and had an open bottle of liquor. fisk became a hall of famer twelve years ago. he played the last 13 years of his 24 year baseball career, with the white sox. fisk is now out on bail. >> and all the men are calling for more police officers on the street. some say bigger is not always better. >> it does call for 500 new police officers. many of them would just replace retiring officers mesa by taking them all and has led to an increa
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Oct 22, 2012 1:00pm EDT
supporter mayor rahm emanuel of chicago had to say this weekend. >> i think most important thing we could do on our country on foreign policy is strengthen the economy here at home. there is leadership abroad comes from a strong economy. lori: can we expect to see more of this tactic tonight? the vorers eye also is it all about the economy. let's bring in lou dobbs. focus on economy. melissa: a little jab. lori: current president has done nothing to rehabilitate. >> for a second there i thought we had gone back in time and we were back with the clinton administration. he was ewing same rhetoric. public investment, spending taxpayers dollars. on fewcation, dog whistles and all of the nonsense from that era brought new and fresh to the obama era. it is suddenly occurs to rahm emanuel, other obamaites, that maybe after four years it would be a good idea to perhaps get the economy moving again? that's the kind of resilience, i guess we could call it that, that you have to admire in a politician. but i have to tell you, the american people have got to be disgusted hearing this nonsense. melissa:
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Oct 1, 2012 10:00am PDT
, pure political theater in chicago, mayor rahm emanuel and the teachers' union coming to a deal which resulted in a 16.5% pay raise while only 15% of their students are proficient if reading, more than half are not even capable of basic reading skills. meg "the wall street journal" wrote sooner or later we knew it would come to this since the democrats can't bring themselves to oppose union demands. they give and they gave give and they give to the unions, and eventually the bill comes due. but the question is whether any federal politician would have the gall to put the taxpayers of the nation, the federal taxpayers on the hook for those deals struck in those rooms in chicago. >> well, obviously, there's one by the name of president barack obama who's doing precisely that, supporting bond programs, a third of the debt in california over the past four years supported by federal be dollars. if you look at the distribution, and this president loves wealth redistribution, but if you look at the distribution of grants to states where they have unions, where they have officialdom that is a
Oct 21, 2012 9:00am PDT
white house chief of staff rahm emanuel argued against mitt romney's economic general. >> romney wants to follow a set of policies where we have already seen the results where the middle class lose, actually in the last decade, the middle class lost more wealth than has ever occurred in american history. it's a clear choice of either moving forward or going back. >> joining me now for today's strategy talk. so jonathan, i want to start with you, we just heard with rahm emanuel and he's warning that a romney administration can take us back to the bush years, how can we know that the obama campaign's agenda won't keep us where we have been for the last four years. >> the economy has been moving forward slowly and eventually the economy always comes back, so the question is, is it better to cut taxes and assume that's going to create sharp economic growth, which was tried and it failed, we actually have historical evidence now about that or to move forward with es and training our workforce for the future, closing the skills gap, investing in things that can prepare the country for the 21
Oct 21, 2012 3:00am PDT
rahm emanuel went to florida to campaign for the president. >> it's an election with clear choices. there's not a lot of gray area here. both president obama and governor romney have what it takes to move forward. >> what can we expect from tomorrow night's foreign policy debate, some would say could make or break this year's election. paul steinhauser has a preview. >> good morning, randi. i think it's more than fair to say there's a lot at stake in the final debate. >> not true, governor romney. >> tuesday's debate may have just been the appetizer. when president obama and mitt romney face off tomorrow night expect them to pick up on china and libya following tuesday. >> on the day following the united states ambassador, the first time that's happened in 1979 when we have four americans killed there, when apparently we didn't know what happened, that the president the day after that happened flies to las vegas for political fund-raiser. >> and the suggestion that anybody in my team, whether the secretary of state, our u.n. ambassador, anybody on my team would play politics or mis
Oct 16, 2012 10:30pm EDT
and rahm emanuel's and all the relevant of them are in private schools. democrats, keep it up, because they want to keep you dumb, dumb, dumb. romney wants to get your kids to show them what they can have in life. if you look like successful african-americans, they are robberies -- republicans because they know what can happen. just stay dumb, dumb, dumb. >> we got it, phalanx -- thanks, from scottsdale, arizona. obama up five, romney dominated. anthony herman writes, "much, much better debate." next up, dallas, texas. mike, an independent. what do you think, mike? sorry, lost your chance. next up, philadelphia, reggie, democrat. caller: how you doing? >> just fine. think of the debate? caller: i thought the debate was great. my question is this, romney says that for the top 5%, he going to keep them at the 60% tax rate but then he's going to give tax breaks to the middle class. if he's going to do all that, who is going to be paying these taxes? and i really feel like, you know, he's -- he's not a viable the only oneause he cares about is himself. as you said, he said 47% that don't -
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Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. rahm emanuel made a comment early this year that was repeated before the d convention which was president obama needs to run on the basis of a proactive forward-looking investigation otherwise he could lose. he has not listened to the former chief of staff but instead is emphasizing all the policies, we have not made mistakes on the economy and all we have to do is give it more time and i will spend my time trying to disqualify mitt romney as a rich guy who is outsourced jobs, killed the buy of the steelworker through indifference and whose wife is an open and known and practicing equestrian. that is not very attractive so when mitt romney goes on the tube last night and does what he does, it reassures the american people he is someone they can trust. this happened in 1919, when jimmy carter led ronald reagan and he painted ronald reagan as a warmonger and someone who could not be trusted and when they had their debate and ronald reagan came across as confident and reasonable the bottom goal out for jimmy carter. >>neil: what is the delay effect on a debate if there is, karl
Oct 21, 2012 7:00am PDT
show. chicago mayor rahm emanuel who used to work in the white house is coming on and so is florida senator marco rubio and also this reminder join george and diane sawyer for full coverage of the final presidential debate tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern. >> all right. now we're going to check the morning's other top stories. abc's linsey davis this morning. good morning, linsey. >> good morning again, sharyn, dan. good morning, everyone. >>> topping the news the fbi is hunting for the person who called in a bomb threat to a plane scheduled to leave l.a. international airport. the london-bound united airlines flight was taken to an isolated part of the airport and searched. nothing suspicious found and the plane was cleared. >>> the toll from that deadly meningitis outbreak has climbed yet again. two more people have died from the outbreak linked to those steroid shots for back pain bringing the total number of deaths to 23. there are now 284 illnesses in 16 states. >>> tensions and security are high in lebanon today for the funeral of the nation's assassinated intelligence chief. fr
Oct 22, 2012 7:00am PDT
with rahm emanuel here the republicans had their convention here that tells you a lot about how important tampa is. and this county. it's one of the few counties in the state that voted twice for president bush and then flipped for president obama in 2008. it's picked the winner in every presidential election dating back to 1960 yebs septembexcept. i want has everything, the urban core of tampa. suburbs with foreclosure crisis. seniors. lots of students. huge hispanic demographic. all the things that could swing the election one way or the other. the get out the vote effort is very intense. florida is a state that has early voting. vote by absentee ballot by mail and can hand in your ballot next week. election day like in many other parts of the country is the last day to vote so both campaigns are triangle to bank votes now. >> we've been talking about enthusiasm and erin has been on the ground in ohio and said she wasn't sensing a lot of enthusiasm on either side. what's your sense there? >> well a lot of the analysts here say there isn't that enthusiasm from 2008. on the democratic sid
Oct 10, 2012 4:00pm EDT
role in the show, and so do some of the real life players. lime rahm emanuel. >> i don't know if i'm allowed to say this, but it was bad ass. he drove up in five huge black cars. and like 19 guys got out. they're just like, shoot it, shooit. he comes walking up and does this ad lib action. >> when he first came up, i'm shaking his hand, i was like, how are you doing? he's like, hey, how are you doing? we're filming. yeah, we are, we're filming. >> he totally is a closet actor. he had the sparkle in his eyes. >>> news4 is getting an inside look at d.c.'s fire and rescue heroes. coming up at 6:00, jackie bensen show us how 9/11 changed the roles for those men and women. >>> i think we'll get a little on the cool side. i wore the red tie and thought i would help. >> it's not working. >> but tomorrow, tomorrow is another day. tomorrow will be a little on the cool side. we do have a little bit of a cold front moving through the area right now. today, high temperatures approaching 70 degrees, with plenty of sunshine out there. some of those did hit that 70-degree mark. but a lot of us st
Oct 21, 2012 7:00pm EDT
and complained about, believe it or not, rahm emanuel's attitude towards women, i know it's shocking, his rough and chauvinistic manner you know what obama's response was look, i really need rahm. that was his response. then as the environment continued to d-tn e-rate, finally obama got the women staffers together and had a dinner with them to address their concerns. the meeting began with obama looking at his watch saying are their genuine concerns i need to know about? i know i love your expressions, they are great. i wish they could be seen out there. again and again, she ignored the concerns of women. he ignred the concerns of wn who are going to be affected negatively by obamacare, all of the taxes that are going to hit the middle class, the medicine cabinet tax, the limitations on what we can put into our flexible spending accounts. but it is also the sheer way in which obama has patronized women that is so offensive and allies of the complete hypocrisy with more women mantra. campbell brown on cnn had a peace ago about how paternalistic the president and his administration has been towar
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
able and capable of compromising in the first place. just think of the pressure that was put on rahm emanuel in chicago for letting that teacher's strike go on for days. could you -- i mean look at the pressure that was brought to bear on the unions, on the government. look what we have at stake here in washington for the whole country. don't you think a little bit more pressure should be put on achieving a compromise? >> lloyd, i want to stick with you because i want to ask you. a lot of the outcomes we're talking about here are predicated on economic outcomes. give us your view of the u.s. economy and how concerned you are about what's going on globally in the economies. >> i think there is a lot of issues in the world today and a lot of opportunities. i think for one thing, a lot of the context that drove the credit bubble in some way and led to overleveraging created bad values but still are intact. for example, you think of the demographics around the world, creation -- wealth creation in china. they may have a bad year but they're not going to have a bad century in china in ter
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the tone just right at this event in dayton. >> finally, rahm emanuel dodged interview question until after the election. florida fourth grader asked president obama's former white house chie chief of staff, "do u have funny stories you can tell us about president obama?" emanuel said there were all kind of story bus he wouldn't share them just yet. "after the election i'll tell you some funny stories. i don't want to do anything that would ever be used the wrong way to jeopardize his to election, okay?" on the campaign trail, vice president biden routinely fires up crowds with empassioned speeches but lately his words have been getting away from him. but no one seems to be calling him on it. chief washington correspondent james rosen has more. >> i am being a good biden today. >> stumping in sarasota, florida, vice president biden did not commit a gaffe. the absence punctured a week and long season of campaigning in which the scrappy democratic ticket mate repeatedly stuck his foot some place other than the floor. last friday's wild inflation of the g.o.p. tax plan. >> $500 trillion tax cu
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